- character piece ? May: Starlit Nights, one of The Seasons
- composer ? Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- year ? 1876
- edited ? in Saint Petersburg
What a night! What bliss all about!
I thank my native north country!
From the kingdom of ice, from the kingdom of snowstorms and snow,
how fresh and clean May flies in!
— Afanasy Fet